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Assistant Professor of Construction Engineering
College of the North Atlantic - Qatar

Date Posted Nov. 24, 2021
Title Assistant Professor of Construction Engineering
University College of the North Atlantic - Qatar
Doha, Qatar
Department School of Engineering Technology and Industrial Trades
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date July 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Construction Engineering/Management

The beautiful and culturally progressive State of Qatar is home to the world-class post-secondary institution, College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNA-Q). Internationally recognized as a comprehensive technical college, CNA-Q is committed to high quality, student-centered education. This commitment is reflected through state-of-the-art facilities, accessible and responsive technology programs and strong partnerships with industry.
With more than 600 staff and 5,000 students, CNA-Q is one of Qatar’s largest post-secondary institutions offering applied diploma, degree and masters programs through student-centered learning. By providing training in a range of technical areas including Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, Industrial Trades, Business Studies and Information Technology, CNA-Q brings the State closer to the goals of the Qatar National Vision, 2030.
The School of Engineering Technology and Industrial Trades invites applications for positions at the level of Assistant Professor in Construction Engineering.

Your commitment:
Reporting to the Program Chair of Construction Engineering, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development, delivery, and evaluation of a broad range of courses within the Construction Engineering and related diploma and degree programs. S/he will evaluate student progress and manage the resources of the learning environment. The successful candidate will liaise with industry and other educational institutions; participate in industry advisory committees and coordinate, manage, and supervise final year/capstone projects within the specified program area. Faculty members will maintain course portfolio documents required for accreditation processes and engage in instructional development/improvement plans.

You will also be involved in applied research activities/projects with the industry in the following areas:
Smart & sustainable green building
New Construction Technology
New construction materials

All employees are expected to contribute to professional and community life within the College and beyond.

Ph.D. in Construction Engineering or a closely related field is required;
A minimum of 5 years teaching experience in a university, institute of higher education, or industry training environment.
A minimum of 5 years of industrial experience as a practitioner/professional in construction engineering and management, preferably as a project manager for a construction industry.

Candidates should also be recognized in the following criteria:
contribution to the advancement of knowledge through applied research, scholarship, publication, knowledge transfer or professional practice which would be expected to be international in its scope
contribution to the advancement of learning by the leadership of teaching and curriculum development
professional recognition and standing amongst peers
academic subject leadership or academic management
Record of successful participation/leadership in applied research projects
Other preferred qualifications:
Project Management Professional Certification
Record of successful participation/leadership in applied research projects
Experience in leadership and innovation in technology-based project

Other Required Skills:
Commitment to applied and experiential learning as a pedagogy and a key feature of the College’s mandate
Ability to design, develop, deliver, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in program outcomes.
Digital literacy and demonstrated fluency in technology systems, and an ability to model and facilitate use of current and emerging digital tools to support research and learning
Demonstrated ability to develop technology-enriched learning environments that enable students to be active participants in their own learning
Commitment to the effectiveness, vitality, and self-renewal of the teaching profession through self-driven continuous professional development and life-long learning
Effective oral and written communication skills
Collaborative and collegial spirit and a demonstrated ability to establish rapport with learners, colleagues, sponsor-employers, and members of the community
Ability to initiate applied research projects.

How to Apply:
Applications should be submitted via our online application portal.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application, which may include (but need not be limited to) curricula vitae, cover letters, references, teaching dossiers, and sample publications. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected. Applicants must apply online.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • College of the North Atlantic - Qatar
    68 Al Tarafa, Duhail North
    P.O Box 24449


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